Current Issue
June, 2022

  • Vol. 25 No. 02
Original Article
  • Inhibitory Effects of Copper, Brass, and Stainless Steel Surfaces on Multidrug-Resistant Microorganisms

    Jung-Beom Kim, Jae-Kwang Kim, Jaewoong Lee, Hiun Suk Chae, Hae Kyung Lee, Yeon-Joon Park


    Background: The aim of this study was to analyze the inhibitory effects of copper, brass (78% copper, 22% tin), and stainless steel surfaces on ...

  • Antiviral Resistance in Human Cytomegalovirus Due to UL54 Mutations Without UL97 Mutations

    Kuenyoul Park, Kyu-Hwa Hur, Heungsup Sung, Sang-Ho Choi, Mi-Na Kim


    Background: The concurrent detection of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) with UL97 and UL54 mutations is crucial for prescribing adequate antiviral ...

  • Clinical and Microbiological Risk Factors for Community-Associated Clostridioides difficile Infections

    Young Ah Kim, Heejung Kim, Dokyun Kim, Changseung Liu, Seok Hoon Jeong


    Background: The incidence of community-associated (CA) Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) has increased in Korea. In this study, we evaluated ...

  • Current Prevalence of the crpP Gene in Carbapenemase-Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa Blood Isolates in Korea

    Jinho Heo, Yu Jeong Choi, Young Ah Kim, Seok Hoon Jeong, Jong Hee Shin, Kyeong Seob Shin, Jeong Hwan Shin, Young Ree Kim, Hyun Soo Kim, Young Uh, Nam Hee Ryoo


    Background: Recently, CrpP enzymes have been described as a novel cause of ciprofloxacin resistance. The crpP gene encodes a novel protein ...

Book Review
  • Book Review: “The New Microbiology: From Microbiomes to CRISPR”

    Jung Oak Kang


    At the time when owing to COVID-19 pandemic, the public is more interested in infectious diseases and pathogens than in any other period ...